Thursday, August 19, 1999
|Jain TV to launch 24-hr news
NEW DELHI, Aug 18 (PTI) Close on the heels of Doordarshan launching its 24-hour news channel, Jain TV today announced its comeback with a round-the-clock "hard" news channel. Beginning tomorrow, the free-to-air channel, which will try to capture the elections cenario, will run news bulletins in Indian languages, J.K. Jain, former MP and President of Jain Satellite Television, said at a press conference here.
Bomb on rail tracks
Rs 1.35 cr fraud
COLOMBO, Aug 18 (PTI) Seventeen Sri Lankan security personnel and six LTTE guerrillas have been killed in separate incidents in the troubled north-east region, Army sources said. Eleven soldiers were killed when LTTE rebels today blew up an army truck with a land mine near Omanthai on the Vavuniya-Jaffna highway in the northern Vanni region.
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